1971 455 H.O., 4sp deluxe interior, air cond. from the Arizona Desert

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  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Pontiac
  • Model: Trans Am
  • SubModel: Firebird
  • Trim: coupe
  • Year: 1971
  • Mileage: 131,438
  • VIN: 228871L103001
  • Color: White
  • Engine size: 455 H.O.
  • Power options: Air Conditioning
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Blue
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona, United States


From the Arizona Desert

1971 Trams AM, numbers correct 455 H.O. (480 ft. lbs. of torque), Muncie M-22 4-speed (Rock Crusher), 3.42 differential, Deluxe interior, air cond..

Three (3) Arizona owners car purchased new from Bud Beck Pontiac in Scottsdale Arizona.

Car runs very strong and engine was rebuilt at 100,000 miles by reputable Pontiac engine expert. Car is also very reliable and went on a road trip way before restoring from Phoenix to Monterey in 2007. Car is more reliable now as a lot of work has been done since then.

Perfectly preserved no rust original panel body was disassembled and each panel was urethane block sanded and painted in original Cameo white, color sanded and buffed and then reassembled . Stripe is concourse original type.

VIN Number: 228871L103001

Engine Block: VIN Casting number 21L03001 (2 is for Pontiac, 1 is for 1971, L is for Van Nuys,03001 match vin)

Engine code C014051 WC (WC is for Manual Transmission) see pic



Casting number 3925661 (Denotes 70-74)

Little numbers PIP03C (C is for M-22)

Carburetor Number:


Original rear differential

Air Conditioning Compressor: Model 5910775 (Correct Original from this 71 TA)

Wheels: 7 28 KN (July 28, correct all 4 matching never had any damage) Note: although everybody seems to have them, 71 trans am,s never came with trim rings. If you look at the wheels, they are fairly unique and GM used the 14 center but made it into a 15 inch. You can tell because the lip is wider. See photo

Have PHS documentation.

Additional work:

Brand new tires, less than 20 miles on them

Powder coated inner fender wells

Original power brake booster remanufactured

Original power steering pump remanufactured

Original carburetor rebuilt

New Concourse style Stripe package

Re-chrome original rear bumper

Centerforce clutch disc/pplate/TObearing

AZ brake and clutch re-surface fly-wheel

GM Posi traction additive

Differential Gasket

GM Pinion Seal (picture shows residue from before it was fixed)

Val rear diff fluid

Wheel Alignment

4 wheel center caps

Trunk paint, clear coat,

Trunk mat and

Tail light gaskets

Year One Reproduction steering wheel

Bought dash out of Hemmings motor news, was in a GM box

Repainted upper dash and metal interior pieces to original

New Windshield

Custom Car Sound Stereo from Year One (have the original radio)

Shifter boots

Rear deck speakers

Rear package tray


Console door

Engine compartment decals

Sail panels


Courtesy Chevrolet GM door sil plates

Seat upholstery

Sun visor’s from Ames

Delco Battery

Courtesy Chev GM window weather strip

Window guides and other misc

Weather strip fasteners Midway Chevrolet

Classic Window Guide felt pads

Classic front spoiler center section

window crank

GM Posi traction additive

Intermediate brake line

New belts, hoses

Replaced Starter

Duct under glove box DVAP

Glass beaded pulleys D&J Machine

Duplicoat paint for pulleys

Replaced Clutch Fan

Ames Performance flair welting

Replaced Heater Hose/Vent Hose

Ames Throttle Cable

Door Handle and lock gaskets

Replace battery cables

Replaced air conditioning clutch

Found better side glass

Lots of detail work and could use more

Things needed:

Air conditioning charged

Backup lights fixed, I see the plug, just can’t tell where it plugs into

Emergency brake fixed


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